In order to heal, the discussion of race in America needs to start with the same approach that you would use for a victim of sexual violence.
If Mr. Trump would jail Mrs. Hillary Clinton because he perceives her to be guilty, is the exonerated Central Park 5 also in danger?
It’s high time we all together shout “This is not OK.”
Mr. Trump, famous for objectifying and demeaning women, is a sexual predator and his victims deserve much air-time from the American news media.
Who says a man can’t ever be friends with a woman?
Trump loyalists shrugged off his 2005 comments about molesting women as a boys-will-be-boys moment, except Mr. Trump wasn’t a boy then.
Join the movement.
Now, more than ever, it is time to wake up. It is time we open our eyes, and start taking back the power that has been hidden from us for so long.
You can’t just say men are responsible for rape and leave it at that.
I am a man engaged in the story of life, who is sometimes complex. My story stems from my childhood, a story of living in love and in trauma.
We can give survivors the support they need. But it will require us being willing to confront the lies we tell ourselves about rape, the lies we tell about who rapes and who gets raped, and the lies we tell about why it happens.
I wish someone had told me more about sex, so that I understood that my soul is always mine to keep.
‘Hey, when is a rape not a rape? That’s an easy one: when it goes to court!’ But it’s not a joke.
We have a cultural problem of violence and entitlement.
When you love, you forgo without grudges.
Even when we use language unintentionally, it shapes our frame of reference and steers the conversation.